MN3040QA Orientation for Success in Higher Education
Part 2: Reflective Commentary
Introduction You should include a hook, background and an outline.
Analysis of gained knowledge Choose 3 topics learned in your OSHE classes and illustrate your gained knowledge in these areas by discussing the key ideas, theories, strategies and criticisms.
In this section, you should be objective avoiding the use of personal pronouns and other subjective mechanisms.
To remind yourself of the topics covered, go to WebLearn
Tip1: Plan the structure of this section before writing!
Tip2: Use linking words to allow your ideas to flow better from point to point.
Analysis of performance Reflect on your overall performance using Gibbs’ reflective cycle. Base this on your formal and informal feedback on assignments, presentations and general behaviour and attitude. You should identify ONE strength and ONE challenge. In this section, you can use personal pronouns
Conclusion You should summarise your work
Bibliography (at least 3 credible sources – not included in the word count)
o Acquisition of broad knowledge
o Evaluate information
o Use information to plan, develop and problem solve
– Excellent demonstration of comprehension of the task with evidence of analysis, synthesis, evaluation and critical appraisal
– Use of a wide variety of appropriate sources
– Transformation of knowledge, independent thinking and development of ideas.
– Ability to communicate very clearly and effectively.
– Very good evidence of preparation.
– Very good organisation, structure and presentation of work – minimal errors
– Good references, appropriate sources (quality and quantity).
– No errors in bibliography or citations.
Very good Demonstration of very good comprehension of the task with evidence of analysis, synthesis, evaluation
Use of a wide variety of appropriate sources Transformation of knowledge
Independent thinking and development of ideas Ability to communication clearly and effectively Very good evidence of preparation
Very good organisation, structure and presentation of work – minimal errors
Some insight and exploration of ideas Sound conclusions No significant inaccuracies or omissions
Some analysis, evaluation or synthesis of information
Lacking clarity at times Some evidence of preparation Referencing is sound.
Mostly appropriate sources. Numerous errors or inconsistencies
Competent (practical) May be incomplete in knowledge (some errors or omissions) Insufficient analysis, evaluation or synthesis Limited application of theories/knowledge
An awareness of appropriate principles/theories/techniques
Irrelevance to the task at times
Disorganised work with weak standard of presentation Numerous aberrations from the requirements of the task
Learning outcomes not met
Little relevant knowledge Lacking structure Numerous errors in structure and form Limited understanding of concepts/theories
No appropriate analysis, evaluation or synthesis Significant inaccuracies/omissions Not competent
Little or no attempt to use references and if so very weak with errors
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